THIS Saturday night Ring of Honor heads to The Eisenhower Center in Hopkins, MN for a big live event featuring a World Title Match, a TV Title Match, the debut of a highly demanded team, and a lot more!
ROHWrestling.com was provided with the complete line-up earlier today so let's take a look!
* HONOR RUMBLE (The winner will receive a World Title shot THAT night)
* ROH World Title Match - Adam Cole defends vs. the winner of the Honor Rumble
Fresh off capturing the World Title at "Death Before Dishonor XI" by defeating Michael Elgin, Adam Cole is now a wanted man but not just because he has the World Title. After the bout, Cole laid out both Jay Briscoe and Michael Elgin with a superkick and belt shot respectively. While neither man will have their chance to get their hands on Cole in MN, one man will get that opportunity if he is lucky enough to come out of the Honor Rumble with his hand raised in victory!
* ROH TV Title Triple Threat- Matt Taven defends vs. Davey Richards vs. Roderick Strong
Truth Martini went to Match Maker Nigel McGuinness petitioning that all of World TV Champion Matt Taven's matches to be title matches in order to light a fire under him. Nigel has agreed to make this a TV Title bout and if the title changes hands we will air it on TV! In addition, Truth wanted Taven to have rematches both with Davey Richards & Roderick Strong since both men have recently defeated Taven.
* Jay Lethal/Michael Elgin vs. Adrenaline RUSH (ACH & Tadarius Thomas)
Two of the top contenders for the World Title, Elgin and Lethal have also shown some promise as a tag team during 2013. Now they will face off with one of the most exciting tag teams in the division today in Adrenaline RUSH. ACH has faced both men in singles bouts but this is a first time match-up in the tag team ranks.
* Mark Briscoe vs. Silas Young
The "Last Real Man In Professional Wrestling" versus "Chicken"...one can imagine the disdain with which Silas likely looks down on Mark Briscoe and he will no doubt have words to share with his opponent. But Young will have to back it up in MN when he steps inside the squared circle with one of ROH's founding fathers this Saturday night!
* Trial Series #2: Jimmy Jacobs vs. Kevin Steen
At "Death Before Dishonor XI" BJ Whitmer, to the surprise of many given their history, requested that Nigel McGuinness allow Jimmy Jacobs back into the fold. Nigel acquiesced but stated Jimmy would have to earn his way back into the company. Jimmy has now entered into a 5-match Trial Series and should he win three of these bouts, he will receive an ROH World Title match in Dearborn on November 15th. He already faced Silas Young in Philly but now he must contend with Kevin Steen, his former friend and ally in SCUM, when ROH hits Hopkins.
* Eddie Edwards vs. Michael Bennett w/ Maria Kanellis
Two men from New England, Edwards and Bennett are quite familiar with one another. Still, this marks the first time they have squared off since the "death" of The Prodigy and this somewhat vicious turn in the behavior of Michael Bennett. Will the first Triple Crown Champion in ROH history be victorious or will Michael Bennett look to piledrive Eddie into oblivion?
* Non-Title Match: World Tag Team Champions reDRagon (Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish) vs. Monster Mafia (Josh Alexander & Ethan Page)
They have been two of the most demanded athletes by the ROH Faithful and now on 9/28, the Monster Mafia of Josh Alexander & Ethan Page will finally get their shot! They will have the chance of a lifetime as they go head-up with the World Tag Team Champions in a non-title affair! Alexander & Page are jumping straight into the fire in Hopkins and you can bet they will do everything they can to make their tag team debut a successful one!
Unfortunately due to injuries suffered at "Death Before Dishonor XI", Tommaso Ciampa will not be making it this Saturday night BUT former World Champion Jay Briscoe will be in the house! He has not yet been cleared to wrestle but word is that he is looking to be ready by late October/early November.
Honor comes to Hopkins THIS Saturday night and you can get your tickets right now (http://www.rohwrestling.com/product/hopkins-mn-september-28th) or pick them up at the door on the night of the event!